Bottlenecks in the flow of information encourage silos, halt transfer of best practices, and stunt your future leaders’ professional growth. Poor information flow also creates blind spots, a potentially critical error in strategy execution.
For the second consecutive year, Chief Executive has selected a handful of people who are really successful, whose companies represent robust trends in the U.S. manufacturing economy, or who are reshaping their industries or manufacturing as a whole.
CEOs should see M&A as an opportunity to use compensation as a vehicle to drive business and leadership strategies of the new combined entity.
In a move seen to be the first in a series of steps to curtail the power of proxy advisory firms, the SEC today reiterated its stance that providing advice on voting is “solicitation” under federal law and will be governed by stringent anti-fraud rules.
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Three very simple changes have taken place in business that have driven the increase in cross-border M&A. In fact, these changes underpin the increasing globalization of business generally.
CEOs of the Business Roundtable are understanding what many leaders in the mid-market learned long ago—the true perks of being a CEO go well beyond increasing profits.
This week's proclamation by the Business Roundtable is not a novel position, but a rediscovery of the group's original position. Furthermore, such responsible and responsive social conduct has long been far more accepted practice by progressive business leaders than presumed.
Businesses in the U.S. spend in excess of $150 billion per year on employee learning, yet research indicates that 90 percent of its impact disappears within a year. Why are we all so ridiculously bad at this?
CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX
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Business Roundtable has “redefined” the purpose of an American corporation to embrace the needs of constituencies other than shareholders.
CEO confidence in future business conditions fell 6% in August from July, according to Chief Executive’s most recent polling. At 6.2 out of 10 on our 1-10 scale, confidence is at its lowest level since October 2016.
The CEO on the biggest hot seat in the auto industry right now may not be head of one of the carmakers. It could be Cheryl Miller, who has taken over as chief of AutoNation, America’s largest new-vehicle retailer.
The toughest job of a leader is to lead when the path is uncertain. After the tragedy of the El Paso shooting, Walmart CEO Doug McMillon shows the way.